[tor-project] UX team meeting notes, January 18th


Thanks to everyone who made it to today’s UX Team meeting! We’re looking forward to seeing you all again in a week’s time on January 25th.

Here are the minutes:


Today we introduced or newest team-member, announced Tor Browser’s 11.0.4’s release, and discussed our tentative plan to deprecate the UX team mailing list in favor of the forum.


== User Experience Team Meeting ==

UX Team meetings happen every Tuesday at 1700 UTC in #tor-meeting on OFTC.

Here are the logs from our last meeting on January 18th:

== Useful links ==

About the UX Team:

UX repository:

UX roadmap:

UX kanban:

Team kanban: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/-/boards?scope=all&label_name[]=UX%20Team

Tuesday January 18th 18:00 UTC

== What projects are we working on? ==

S9 - Usability and Community Intervention on Support for Democracy and Human Rights

S30 - Empowering Communities in the Global South to Bypass Censorship

S96 – Rapid Expansion of Access to the Uncensored Internet through Tor in China, Hong Kong, & Tibet

S101 - Tor VPN Client for Android

== Announcements ==

== Agenda ==

  1. Announcements
  2. Weekly planning
  3. UX mailing list deprecation

== Weekly planning ==

Note: Please highlight anything you’d like to discuss below in bold


Last week (actual):

This week (planned):

  • Finish nicob’s onboarding
  • Continue torconnect ticket wrangling
  • Get up to speed on the VPN project
  • Contribute to review of Tor QA practises
  • Review remote user research methodology for S9


Last week (actual):

  • ECC meetings
  • meetings to brainstorm and align new project phase S9
  • exploring the last VPN survey for new insights and next steps S101
  • started to brainstorm use case and features for VPN
  • updated User Research portal website
  • many 1:1 to align and plan user research for this quarter

This week (planned):


Last week (actual):

  • First day and onboarding!
  • Read through mid-point deliverable of Brand Analysis from Berkeley Group
  • Explored design concepts for donate page banner

This week (planned):

  • More onboarding?
  • Exploring design concepts for blog post: Vanguard of Browser Privacy
  • Begin researching/exploring visual direction for comms 2022
  • Design new wordmark & lockup for Tor browser
  • Read through Berkeley Group final deliverable

Joydeep (championquizzer) [Community Team work]

This week (planned):

== Open Call for User Research ==

Find out how to contribute to the UX team:

Thanks everyone!

Duncan Larsen-Russell
Product Manager & UX Team Lead


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